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Luke Morgan Youngblood

Luke Morgan Youngblood

FLETCHER — Luke Morgan Youngblood, 10, of Fletcher, went to be with Jesus on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Mission Hospital and is now walking, talking, and singing with his Lord and Savior on the streets of Gold. He was met there by his maternal grandfather, David Stanton "Pappy" and his uncle, Grant Stanton who preceded him in death.

Luke loved gospel music, and especially enjoyed listening to guitar picking and The McKameys, his favorite band. He loved ATV's, mashed potatoes and most of all his family.

He was loved and cherished by everyone who met him and will be truly missed.

He was the precious son of Randy and Penny Youngblood and brother of Logan and Levi Youngblood. He is also survived by his paternal grandparents, Wayne "Papaw" and Beulah "Mamaw" Youngblood of Fletcher; his maternal grandmother, Ruby "Nana" Stanton of Mars Hill; several aunts and uncles, David and Tammy Youngblood, John and Becky Youngblood, Cindy Stanton, Howard and Gwen Babbitt, Charlie and Melinda Stanton; several great-aunts; great uncles and many cousins.

A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Fletcher First Baptist Church with the Rev. Roy Waldroup and the Rev. Craig Garren officiating. Burial will follow at Hoopers Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends beginning at 2 p.m. at the church.

A register book is available online for family and friends by visiting

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.